WWE Superstars Report – October 8th, 2009
Report by PWInsider, Richard Trionfo
We start off with a Raw match with Jerry Lawler and Michael Cole doing the announcing honors.
We see footage from Cody Rhodes being stretchered out of the ringside area after the match at Hell in a Cell. Ted is showing the battle scars from Sunday. Ted says that he wants to dedicate this match to his friend Cody Rhodes who was brutally, savagely, and illegally attacked by DX on Sunday. Ted says that he wants everyone to join him in a moment of silence as they send their thoughts to Cody. The crowd is not very silent, but Ted thanks them any way.
Match Number One: Ted DiBiase versus Evan Bourne
They lock up and Ted with punches and kicks in the corner and the referee has to pull Ted off Evan. Ted returns to the kicks and chokes. Ted with a back elbow and then he punches Bourne in the head. Evan tries for a crucifix drop but Ted counters with a Samoan drop for a near fall. Bourne with kicks to the leg followed by a jumping kick that sends Ted to the floor. Bourne goes up top and hits a cross body to the floor. They return to the ring
but Ted goes back to the floor. Bourne tries for the rana from the apron but Ted holds on and he sends Bourne hard into the ringside barrier. We go to commercial.
We are back and Ted borrows a move from his mentor with a side head lock. Bourne with a jumping back kick but Ted with a kick of his own and he punches and kicks Bourne in the corner. Ted tries for a biel but Bourne blocks it. DiBiase with a take down and then he kicks Bourne in the head. DiBiase chokes Bourne in the ropes. DiBiase misses a punch and Bourne with kicks to DiBiase. DiBiase with a hard Irish whip and Ted with punches to Bourne. DiBiase with a series of elbow drops and then he follows it with a standing drop kick. Bourne gets out of a suplex attempt and he kicks DiBiase but Ted with a savage clothesline and then Ted can only get a two count as Bourne gets his shoulder up. DiBiase with a reverse chin lock. DiBiase with an elbow but Bourne with a spin kick from the turnbuckles and both men are down. Bourne with more kicks and then he hits the head scissors take down and Bourne follows that with a drop kick to the knees and a clothesline. Bourne pulls Ted to the corner but DiBiase grabs the leg. Bourne with a knee to DiBiase. Bourne misses a kick but DiBiase does not miss Dream Street and gets the three count.
Winner: Ted DiBiase
It is time for Ask A Diva.
Shelton Benjamin is walking in the back as we go to commercial.
We are back and we see the problems between Sheamus and Shelton Benjamin.
Match Number Two: Sheamus versus Shelton Benjamin
Benjamin’s shoulder is taped as they match starts. Sheamus with a kick and he goes to the injured shoulder. Benjamin with punches and a running back elbow into the corner. Sheamus goes to the floor and Benjamin punches Sheamus. Sheamus pulls Benjamin’s injured shoulder into the post. They return to the ring and Sheamus sends Shelton’s shoulder into the ring post again. Sheamus does it again and gets a near fall. Sheamus with a boot to the arm as he continues to work on the injured body part. Sheamus with an elbow to the shoulder and then he has Benjamin in an arm bar with the focus on the shoulder. Benjamin punches back but Sheamus with a Divorce Court for a near fall. Sheamus pulls off the bandage and he drops a knee on the shoulder. Sheamus wraps the arm in the ropes. Sheamus drops the arm on the top rope but Shelton will not give up. Sheamus with a near fall and then he connects with a series of punches. Sheamus with a cross arm breaker but Benjamin is able to get to the ropes. Sheamus with a kicks to the injured shoulder as he continues the pressure. The referee admonishes Sheamus and then he disqualifies Sheamus.
Winner: Shelton Benjamin by disqualification
After the match, Sheamus with a bicycle kick to Benjamin.
We go to commercial.
We are back with the Raw Rebound.
Josh Mathews is in the locker room with the Hart Dynasty. Josh asks them about their match tonight. Natalya says that they are nothing like Cryme Tyme because they are not bound by the street. Natalya says that they are tied together by the Hart. Smith throws out a few yo yos. Smith says that you can escape the streets by bettering yourself. You have to be the best to leave the dungeon. Tyson says that greatness is not measured by gold chains where they come from. Tyson says that Cryme Tyme will be excellently executed. Natalya says that the Hart Foundation was the best, but they are better than the best. We go to commercial.
Match Number Three: Cryme Tyme with Eve Torres versus David Hart Smith and Tyson Kidd with Natalya
Kidd and JTG start things off and Kidd with a side head lock take down but JTG with a head scissors and Kidd escapes and screams a lot. They lock up and JTG with a side head lock and JTG with a hip toss and arm drag into an arm bar. Shad tags in and Kidd retreats to his corner to tag in Smith. Smith with punches to Shad but Shad punches back. Shad with an Irish whip and she tries for a flying back elbow into the corner but Smith gets his knees up and then he drives Shad into the mat. Smith kicks Shad and then he tags in Kidd. They send Shad into the turnbuckles but Shad with a clothesline to Smith. Kidd with a drop kick to the knees. Shad sends Kidd over the top rope to the floor. Shad with a flying double clothesline off the apron and we go to commercial.
We are back and JTG punches Kidd in the corner and then hits a version of an X Factor. Smith tags in and he kicks JTG. Smith is sent into the turnbuckles by JTG but Smith tries for a power slam but JTG holds on to the ropes. Kidd with a drop kick that sends JTG into the ring post while Smith distracts the referee. Smith runs JTG’s back into the apron. Smith with a kick to JTG and then he runs JTG into the ring post and JTG goes to the floor and he is in a lot of pain. Smith goes out and he kicks JTG. Smith with a knee to the back and he has JTG in a rear chin lock. JTG punches Smith but Smith with an overhead belly-to-belly suplex. Smith with an elbow to the back of the neck. Smith tries for a piledriver but JTG with a back body drop to counter. JTG tries to make the tag but Smith catches him. JTG with the wraparound clothesline and both men are down. Kidd and Shad tag in and Shad with clotheslines and a POUNCE. Shad knocks Smith down on the apron. Shad with a front driver from an atomic drop set up and he gets a near fall. Kidd with a kick to Shad and he tries for a crucifix drop but Smith kicks Shad for the near fall. Smith tags in and JTG trips Kidd on Hart Attack set up. Natalya distracts te referee but Smith cannot finish off Shad. Eve grabs Smith’s leg and Shad hits the STO for the three count.
Winners: Cryme Tyme
We go to credits.